NEWTON, NJ—Tiny Town in Sparta has been approved to continue to offer child care for essential employees. 

"During uncertain times we are working with all essential employees to provide care for their children while maintaining a positive outlook for the upcoming weeks," assistant director Michele said.

On Thursday, April 2 Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to create the Emergency Child Care Assistance Program, which allows certain childcare centers to remain open to allow for medical professionals, first responders and other individuals whose jobs have been deemed essential, under Executive Orders 107 and 108. 

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The childcare center is located at 26 Gail Court in Sparta and is offering both full and part-time care for children ages six weeks to 13 years old.

Childcare is available Monday through Friday from the hours of 6:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Families that wish to send their children to Tiny Town can register directly with the child care center.

For more information or for questions please reach out to the director, Kim Weigman by phone at 973-579-9999 or by email at

Editor's note: Any other approved Emergency Care Assistance Program childcare center is welcome to share their information with

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